Evolution of AWIPS: AWIPS II Migration and Vision for the Next Decade
This paper provides a summary of the current status of the AWIPS II deployment at NWS field offices.
The long-term vision for AWIPS to support the Weather Ready Nation and increased emphasis on decision support services will be discussed. Major enhancements envisioned include improvements to AWIPS capabilities to enable forecasters to more effectively forecast, monitor and disseminate information to decision makers for high impact events. Additional efficiencies to the AWIPS infrastructure such as virtualization will also be discussed.